Thursday, December 20, 2012

It's a HOP!! Or perhaps here at Drunk Writers, a stumble?

gifting books giveaway hop



Gifting Books Christmas hop was organized by Reading Romances!

The best books I've ever given or received? That's a tough one, we're a big book giving family. My husband is awesome with the cookbooks, the big fancy ones with pictures of food no one in my family will actually eat. My brother is a genius in the bargain bin and picked up one of my favorite books of all time: Brady Udall's genius book of short stories - Letting Loose The Hounds. There was the year my mom gave me the Little House On the Prairie Box set - that's a treasured gift. And this year, I'm giving the new Springsteen Biography - to MYSELF! I look forward to hiding from my kids stealing time to read that gem.

What you can win here: A $50 Pre-paid Visa card to help with your holiday shopping and a whole whack of books

Number of winners:One grand prize winner (The Visa card) and two winners of the whack of books

Open to US and Canada and winners will be chosen Monday Dec 24 and notified through this blog:

How to enter: Leave a comment below about your favorite holiday gift and follow us -- it's just that easy


laurie said...

i follow via gfc laurie goudge

and my fave christmas gift was getting the lord of the rings books a a teen

May said...
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May said...

I followed through gfc maybe31.

My fave gifts are books!

maybe31 at

traveler said...

My favorite gift was a Nancy Drew mystery which I loved. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

Booklover Sue said...

GFC susanmplatt

My favorite gifts are gift cards for books! My husband tried to actually buy me books but after a few years of him missing the mark totally, he now just gets me a gift card to pick my one.

susanmplatt AT hotmail DOT com

BLHmistress said...

My favorite gift was my cherry finish dvd/bookshelf my husband made me.



wwe11 said...

My fav gift was lots of books.

kipha said...

GFC kp_kazamei

My favorite gift during Christmas was receiving two boxes of Ferraro Rocher chocolate~! The ultimate best gift ever~ sorry mom for all the gifts.


Pat L. said...

My fav gift was a $250 g.c. to Macy's.

Anonymous said...

This is hard. Wine and books.

Eva @ All Books Considered said...

books and flannel pjs -- so boring but so great!

following via GFC

Unknown said...

Thank you for this great giveaway!

My father used to buy me poetry books while I was growing up. I cherish those books!

Happy Holidays
Julie K

Readsalot81 said...

My favorite gift that I received during the holidays was my kindle. :) It's my precious now. This coming from someone who swore up & down she'd never use one. LOL Wrong. I've discovered so many more authors since I've had it!

Thanks for the great giveaway!


Stacey Brucale said...

My favorite gift I've ever received was my laptop that my boyfriend got me for Christmas last year. It's purple - my favorite color!

GFC - xxsquigglesxx


Holly said...

Hello, thanks for the giveaway!
I love getting books for Christmas!

Tanya said...

My favorite gift would most definitely be my kindle fire :) thanks for the giveaway.
I follow you via GFC and email is my1lulabug at yahoo dot com

Unknown said...

My favorite gift is an amazon giftcard, I can always used more money to buy books.

Carol L. said...

I definitely agree with Loupe. An Amazon GC is the best gift in the world, especially for my Book wishlist. :)Thanks for the giveaway opportunity. Happy Holidays.
Carol L
Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

Anonymous said...

My favorite Christmas book gift was getting the entire run of Narnia books several years back. So much nostalgia :)

I follow via GFC- Kirsten!


Anonymous said...

GFC - Sarah Handrich

My favorite gift has been my kindle!

mamamoss08 AT hotmail DOT com

Cassandra said...

GFC: Cassandra Hicks
I would have to say the huge dollhouse my dad got me as a kid :)
Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

Jillyn said...

My favorite gift was the Barbie Jeep I got when I was little. Thanks for the giveaway!

GFC: Jillyn


Unknown said...

My favorite gift was a hardback volume of Emily Dickinson poems.
GFC: Caitlin Mozzo

nancy said...

My favorite gift these days is a gift card to feed my addiction to nook books.

Cathy P said...

My favorite Christmas gift was a diamond pendant from my husband. Thanks for the generous giveaway!

kscathy AT yahoo DOT com

Lacey T said...

My favorite gift was definitely my kindle! I was so happy that Christmas :)

crystaley73 said...

My fave and the best Christmas Present ever, Last December my Dad had a heart attack and my 16 year old nephew had to have a pacemaker They both were here for Christmas and doing great and thankfully still are.

Unknown said...

I love getting Amazon GCs! But even growing up, my fave gifts were always books!

Happy Holidays & thanks for the amazing giveaway!
elizabeth @ bookattict . com
GFC: BookAttict

Jyl22075 said...

My favorite gift was a Rainbow Brite playhouse when I was a kid. Still one of the coolest things I've ever been given. :)

GFC: Jyl22075

JYL22075 at gmail dot com

magic5905 said...

I follow on gfc-magic5905
A laptop, 2 years ago.
magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

latishajean said...

Thank you for the great giveaway and fun blog hop! My favorite thing is amazon gift cards or books!
GFC - latishajean

Ashley Applebee said...

I follow via GFC: Ashley Applebee.
Thanks for joining in on this hop!
My favorite gift was a set of Nora Roberts books my dad special ordered for me his first Christmas home with us after being in prison for 9 years.
Ashley A

Unknown said...

I always got books also i the best christmas book set i ever got from my parents was the babysitters club set... It was the greatest gift ever... I actually handed it down to my niece who is 10 last year i told my sister she could have the whole set as i have boys lol. She was so happy.

Videoclimber said...

gfc Tia

I got an Ipod from my husband

Unknown said...

My favorite gift was the year my folks got me new tires for my car. I was flat broke & on the verge of a blow-out, so it was very timely.

drainbamaged.gyzmo at

Sayyed said...

follow via GFC-Farrah

My favorite gifts are gift cards to B&N. More books for me to get! And what else could a book junkie want? :)
Thanks for the giveaway!

Krista said...

My Fav holiday gift is the flowers I got to decorate our table my kids were so excited to give them to me.
I follow GFC as Krista
Thank you Merry Christmas

Unknown said...

My favorite holiday gift was a teddy bear when I was little--I still have him! amnell(dot)khalan(at)gmail(dot)com.

Unknown said...

My favorite gift was a kindle fire.
GFC Marlene Breakfield

Elizabeth H. said...

Favorite holiday gift is seeing my son's face after he opens his presents! Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway!

I follow GFC - Elizabeth H.

Happy Holidays!!

ehaney578 at aol dot com

Unknown said...

GFC - darklee25

I received a $200 shopping spree when I was 10 yrs old to buy gifts for my family it was the most awesome thing that I have ever got for Christmas because it allowed me to give back to my family. It was a very humbling experience and I think it made me a better person for having that opportunity.

darklee25 (at) yahoo (dot) com

wpogrant said...

My favorite gift was tv
GFC wpogrant

June M. said...

My favorite gifts are gift cards so I can buy more books :)
GFC: June M.
manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

Judy said...

My favorite gift was my e-reader a couple of years ago. I had been eyeing the kindle but hadn't yet committed. My mom overheard me talking to my sister's friend about her kindle, discussing the pros and cons. Well, that year she got me a Sony E-reader. Wow, what a surprise. Best. Mom. Ever!

Judy said...

Oh, yeah, gfc follower - judy-ree


Unknown said...

My fav holiday gift was last year's kindle fire!! Perfect for a bookworm!
GFC - K April Holgate

Unknown said...

New GFC follower-Scott Wilcox

My favorite gifts are always book or gift cards. I am kind of hard to shop for as I am not a materialistic person. Oh and wine or cookies. Those are always appreciated also. I got a HUGE box of Cheryl's cookies this year (if you have never heard of them or had them, you HAVE to try them) and they are absolutely amazing. My most favorite personal gift in a long time!

Thanks so much for being a part of this hop and for the amazing giveaway.

Happy Holidays,

jessiel said...

I love receiving & giving books as gifts. I think my favorite, was the one I gave my Mom for Christmas a few years ago. I work/volunteer at a school & a co-worker had this book displayed on her shelf. It was called "Winter's Gift". I read it & the story made me think of my Mom. I cannot remember the author's name, but it was about a horse & it's a picture book. Thanks for the giveaway!


Unknown said...

My favorite gift was my purple Jeep Wrangler. I love it!! Her name is Purple Hawk.
bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

Unknown said...

gfc- miriam whitewolf
fav. gift i got was dracula in original print! love the hop!

Michele said...

follow gfc Ms. Reality

Twilight--because it started my love of reading!

Krista B. said...

I'm a follower (stalker?!?);)

Fave gift this year: sewing machine

Fave gift in general: Amazon gift cards to fuel my reading addiction.

Kaci Verdun said...

My favorite holiday gift was my kindle! And the best book i've received were the Ramona Quimby books i loved when i was little!

GFC: Kaci Verdun
kacidesigns AT yahoo DOT com

Lilian said...

I would have to say...a paperback copy of The BFG I received from my fourth grade teacher. It made me fall in love with Dahl's imagination. I still re-read it no and then for nostalgic reasons.

corey said...
My wife's acceptance to my marriage proposal, ten years ago on Christmas Eve.

Unknown said...

My best gift was a pair of dearfoam booties.

Following via gfc (angelacisco79)angelacisco79(at)yahoo(dot)com

Ruth said...

Best thing I received? Getting the Joy of Hate for Christmas this year!
follower (ruth)

jessica said...

awesome prize. . I'm a GFC follower. My favorite gift would be my puppy.
jessangil at gmail dot com

Sarah Perry said...
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Sarah Perry said...

What a fanastic prize! :) I followed via gfc sarah perry...this year I got a new camera. This has been my favourite gift because now I can take more pictures/videos of my little one :)

oddball2003 at hotmail dot com

hedgerhousehold said...

I got a keurig this year for christmas...yay!
Follow GFC as Jenn
jenhedger at hotmail dot com

Kamla L. said...

Thanks for the generous giveaway.
GFC Follower: Kamla L.
My favorite gifts are usually books. It says a lot about the giver when they know what books your really looking forward to or would enjoy. It makes it personal. Runner-up would be gift card/money to buy books :)

michedt said...

I received a really nice set of bakeware this Christmas. LOVE it!

Follow publicly via GFC, Michelle Tucker (the pic w/the frog)
michelletucker at baconnation dot net

Wild N Mild $$$ said...

My favorite holiday gift is chocolates. I'm such an addict! LOL

GFC Follow
Jennifer Rote
wildnmild4u at yahoo dot com

susan1215 said...

My husband gave me a diamond necklace
follow on GFC susan1215

s2s2 at comcast dot net

Shadow said...

Hi! Happy holidays! :)
My favorite gift was a book my mom got me. The author is one of my top three favorites. Her books are old and hard to get a hold of. There was one of her books that i had and someone stole it. And i couldnt find another copy. The one i did find was over $100 and i cant afford that. My mom hunted and hunted and found the book for me. I adore her! She rocks. I love her! :) Thank you for the awesome giveaway!

Unknown said...

My favorite gift is honestly just getting to spend time with my little baby this year. I love it!

Unknown said...

I love giveaways. Thanks for a chance

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